Dr. Ozuru Ukoha, MD
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Dr. Ozuru Ukoha, MD

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Thoracic Surgery | Male

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Dr. Ozuru Ukoha, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Ukoha is affiliated with John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital.

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    Dr. Ukoha's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Cancer
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1987

    • Internship Hospital
      St Vincents Med Center

      Completed in 1988

    • Residency Hospital
      Beth Israel Med Center

      Completed in 1990

      Meml Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

      Completed in 1991

      St Mary's Hospital

      Completed in 1993

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Yale University School Of Med

      Completed in 1998

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy